086  
CDUS44 KLCH 172213  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
513 PM CDT TUE MAY 17 2022  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 17 2022
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2022  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 92 3:55 PM 95 2018 86 6 76  
MINIMUM 74 5:38 AM 50 1926 68 6 68  
AVERAGE 83 77 6 72  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 6.37 2021 0.16 -0.16 6.37  
MONTH TO DATE 1.47 2.80 -1.33 14.08  
SINCE MAR 1 7.19 11.43 -4.24 25.74  
SINCE JAN 1 10.95 21.42 -10.47 31.44  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
TODAY 18 12 6 7  
MONTH TO DATE 250 170 80 145  
SINCE MAR 1 462 405 57 367  
SINCE JAN 1 504 445 59 408    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 10 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (200)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 15 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (280)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 5.3  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 94 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 47 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 71  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 87 94 1988  
1998  
2018  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 53 1893  
1945  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 17 2022...........SUNRISE 6:13 AM CDT SUNSET 7:56 PM CDT  
MAY 18 2022...........SUNRISE 6:12 AM CDT SUNSET 7:57 PM CDT  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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